Tate v. Capital Bank

Filing 5

OPINION and ORDER Granting Plaintiff's 2 Application to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs. Signed by District Judge Bernard A. Friedman. (TMcg)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION LARRY TATE, Plaintiff, Criminal Case No. 17-CV-12221 vs. HON. BERNARD A. FRIEDMAN CAPITAL BANK, Defendant. ________________/ OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS This matter is before the Court on plaintiff Tate’s application to proceed in forma pauperis [docket entry 2]. Under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1), the Court may waive a person’s filing fees if he shows that he is “unable to pay such fees.” Having reviewed the complaint and plaintiff’s affidavit, the Court finds plaintiff unable to pay the required filing fee. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that Tate’s application to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. s/Bernard A. Friedman BERNARD A. FRIEDMAN SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: September 13, 2017 Detroit, Michigan CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record and any unrepresented parties via the Court’s ECF System to their respective email or First Class U.S Mail addresses disclosed on the Notice of Electronic filing on September 13, 2017. s/Teresa McGovern Case Manager Generalist

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